Dennis Schroder discovered himself in one of many largest storylines of the offseason after ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported that he turned down a 4 12 months, $84 million contract the Los Angeles Lakers. Per reports, Schroder has settled with a one-year, $5.9 million cope with the Boston Celtics.
The veteran spoke for the first time since his free company signing and made an fascinating statements about his transition from the Lakers to the Celtics.
“That’s one factor, however they needed to speak, and on the finish of the day, me and my agent determined to not signal that contract. On the finish of the day, I really feel like, for me personally, I gotta be comfy within the surroundings I’m in.
Cash just isn’t every little thing. I need to be comfy in a scenario the place I do know folks respect me. How all these things occurred, you simply gotta look ahead and simply to attempt to hold bettering and attempt to present folks what you’re able to, and every little thing’s going to return again.”
As reported by The Athletic’s Jay King, Schroder’s former teammate Al Horford made contact over the summer season to start out a recruiting dialogue in regards to the Celtics. Horford tried to promote Schroder that his enjoying type would work properly within the Celtics group with the flexibility to “showcase his skills this season.”
Schroder averaged 15.4 factors, 3.5 rebounds and 5.8 assists final season.